NAS FaST - Flood and Storm Tracker
Welcome to the Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) information resource for the United States Geological Survey. Located at Gainesville, Florida, this site has been established as a central repository for spatially referenced biogeographic accounts of introduced aquatic species. The program provides scientific reports, online/realtime queries, spatial data sets, distribution maps, and general information. The data are made available for use by biologists, interagency groups, and the general public. The geographical coverage is the United States.

General search for nonindigenous aquatic species information

Search for NAS records via our custom spatial query map


  bryozoan picture - click to go to the Bryozoan page
coelenterate picture - click to go to the Coelenterate page
crustacean picture - click to go to the Crustacean page
mollusk picture - click to go to the Mollusk page


  amphibian picture - click to go to the Amphibian page
fish picture -  click to go to the Fish page
mammal picture - click to go to the Mammal page
reptile picture - click to go to the Reptile page


  amphibian picture - click to go to the Amphibian page















The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/27/2019].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.